More than 50 Financial Institutions Adopt V.me by Visa, Simplifying Online Holiday Shopping

  More than 50 Financial Institutions Adopt V.me by Visa, Simplifying Online
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FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- November 13, 2012

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today expanded the reach of V.me by Visa, landing more
than 50 additional financial institution partners. V.me, Visa’s new digital
wallet service, frees online shoppers from having to repeatedly enter account
number, bill-to and ship-to information at checkout. This will change the way
tens of millions of people shop and pay by making online checkout simple and
secure. Account holders will be able to make payments online using V.me and
check out simply by entering a username and password.

These relationships bring the addressable base of cardholders to as many as 55
million, allowing account holders to easily enroll Visa and other U.S.-issued
payment cards through V.me and begin shopping online from a PC, tablet or
mobile phone. Consumers can visit www.V.me to enroll and shop immediately at
any of the 23 top eCommerce retailers live with V.me, including
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Shoebuy.com, cooking.com, Rakuten Buy.com, Blue Nile, and
many more.

“Whether you’re shopping for holiday gifts or shopping for yourself, V.me is
now available to anyone in the U.S. looking for a more simple, secure, and
personal online shopping experience,” said Jennifer Schulz (@Jen_Schulz),
global head of eCommerce, Visa. “V.me is built around a single concept, to
help people shop online simply and securely. We understand that need and
believe our long-standing relationships with financial institutions, merchants
and acquirers put Visa in a strong position to deliver the very best digital
wallet experience.”

Visa is working closely with the brands below to drive consumer adoption by
allowing people to sign up through their issuer, on a merchant checkout page
or online directly at www.V.me.

53 financial institution partners offering V.me: A + Federal Credit Union,
Affinity Bank, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, Alliant Credit Union,
America First Credit Union, Arvest Bank, Bank of Tennessee, BB&T, BBVA
Compass, Cabela's World’s Foremost Bank, Capitol Federal Savings Bank, CEFCU
(Citizens Equity First Credit Union), Commerce Bank, Commonwealth Credit
Union, Community Credit Union of Florida, Credit Union of Colorado, CSCU,
Deere Employees Credit Union, Digital Federal Credit Union, Directions Credit
Union, First Financial Bank of Ohio, Greater Texas Federal Credit Union, IBC
Bank, ICBA, Listerhill Credit Union, Members 1st Credit Union, Mercantile Bank
of Michigan, Meritrust Credit Union, Michigan State University Federal Credit
Union, Motorola Employees Credit Union, New Mexico Educator Federal Credit
Union, Patelco Credit Union, Pentagon Federal, PNC, PSCU, Royal Credit Union,
SCE Federal Credit Union, State Employees Credit Union of Maryland, StellarOne
Bank, Susquehanna Bank, Synovus Bank, TCF Bank, The Members Group, Union Bank
& Trust, University Federal Credit Union, U.S. Bank, Xceed Financial Federal
Credit Union, and more.

23 merchant partners offering V.me: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, 88Hours.com, Beach
Camera, Bidz.com, Blue Nile, Buy.com, BuyDig, Cooking.com, CozyBoots.com,
Events.Shoebuy.com, Modnique.com, MovieTickets.com, OpticsPlanet, PacSun.com,
Rangefinders, Scentiments.com, Shoebuy.com, Shoplet.com, StudentUniverse,
Zoostores.com, and more.

AboutVisa Inc.

Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers,
businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries
and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. Underpinning
digital currency is one of the world’s most advanced processing networks —
VisaNet — that is capable of handling more than 24,000 transaction messages a
second, with fraud protection for consumers and guaranteed payment for
merchants. Visa is not a bank, and does not issue cards, extend credit or set
rates and fees for consumers.Visa’s innovations, however, enable its
financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: Pay now with
debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. For more
information, visitwww.corporate.visa.com.

Contact:

Visa
Lee Mokri, 650-432-2990
Global Corporate Relations
globalmedia@visa.com
 
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